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What's Seen/ Moral Principles of Yoga: Yamas

Yamas and Niyamas are the essential ethical conditions or principles for true personal transformation, but they should not be imposed but adopted in conscience. Writes Juan Ortiz. My first contact with Yoga, like most practitioners, was through the practice of asanas. I was very attracted to a great deal, not knowing very [...]

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What +seen/mindfulness and yoga

Is mindfulness the new fashion in yoga? Is it a light or decaffeinated way to do meditation? Where does it come from? What does it have to do with yoga? Write Zaira Leal. In the last few months I have the word mindfulness everywhere and it's fantastic! Some of my students are attending monographic courses on the [...]

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Lo + seen/ Interview with Isabel Solana

It was a very lively interview. Isabel is a charismatic woman who knows what she wants. And what he wants is to keep going in yoga. In his life there is a before and after the discovery of Kundalini yoga. "It is a school of life: with yoga we learn to breathe, to make love, to stretch, to [...]

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What+Seen/ Yoga Pedagogy 10: General Ideas in a Yoga Class

Starting to teach is undoubtedly a challenge. We can't channel a yoga class because it's an art and therefore difficult and complex. But we can't turn it into a complicated cabal either. From a few minimums we develop a way of transmitting that cannot be encoded in a mere formula. [...]

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Lo + seen/ Namasté, OM Namah Shivaya

I bow to the consciousness you are. I recognize the divinity in you. I greet the eternal being expressed through your individuality. All those same meanings are given in the mantra that is usually said when adopting the Namasté mudra, gesture of putting the palms of the hands together and rubbing [...]

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Lo + Seen/ Basic Physical Concepts of Yoga: Alignment

Roberto Rodríguez Nogueira investigates the "Basic Physical Concepts", those essential foundations of yophytic practice that are often solved in class with mechanized and superficial instructions. In this first installment, with much humor as always, he tells us about the "vertebral straightening". I shave my beards and offer them, embarrassed, to the gods for daring to [...]

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Lo + seen/ Interview with Ramiro Calle

It was our first interview with him, shortly after we lay YogaenRed. How has yoga evolved in the more than 50 years that Ramiro Calle has been spreading its practice in Spain? What, in your expert opinion, is the essential of yoga? We are answered by the oldest and well-known yoga teacher of our [...]

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Lo + seen/ Pratyahara and attention, Part 1

In the approach of Yoga, Pratyahara (control of the senses) is not usually taken into account when conceiving a session. So much so that even when a teacher starts teaching, it can be difficult for him to adequately explain to his students what this fifth level or anga consists of. Write Friendly [...]

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Lo + seen/ Clear your doubts: What is yoga and what is not?

In this section, Javier Ruiz Calderón offers answers to our questions from a perspective of critical and up-to-date yogic tradition. Are invited to write to Javier info@yogaenred.com making your doubts or uncertainties. Question: "what is yoga and what isn't?" Answer: Traditionally, called «yoga» to any spiritual path which, through the [...]

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